Our Expertise

Markus Williams & Young provides boutique attention to a wide range of legal matters affecting financial institutions in the following areas:

Agricultural Credit/Lending

The Agricultural Lending Practice Group at Markus Williams & Young includes attorneys with an enviable track record representing agricultural and agribusiness interests and defending clients’ rights.

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Asset-Based Lending

Markus Williams & Young’s Asset-Based Lending team consists of highly skilled attorneys with decades of experience representing lenders in all phases of asset-based lending transactions. We have built a strong understanding of the business of asset-based lending which allows us to think outside the box and creatively solve complex and unusual problems. Because our team consists of both transactional attorneys and workout and bankruptcy attorneys, we are able to craft agreements that are flexible and meet the business needs of the lender and the borrower while also protecting the lender should the transaction go into workout or liquidation.

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Bankruptcy and Restructuring

The attorneys at Markus Williams & Young provide clients with bankruptcy knowledge and experience that is deeper and broader than any other single law office in Colorado, Wyoming or Utah. Five of our attorneys are Business Bankruptcy specialists certified by the American Board of Certification. No other firm in the three-state region has as many certified Business Bankruptcy specialists.

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Commercial Lending

The Commercial Lending Practice Group at Markus Williams & Young incorporates an experienced legal team that works together with the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring team to help banks and other lending institutions work through the complex business and legal issues that face them in structuring, negotiating, and documenting a commercial loan transaction. We have represented lenders in a wide variety of secured and unsecured transactions, including syndicated and non-syndicated cash flow and asset-based loans, acquisition financings, and capital expenditure and equipment loans, several involving cross border collateralization issues.

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Commercial Litigation

Markus Williams & Young’s Commercial Litigation Practice encompasses the full spectrum of commercial and business disputes, including banking and commercial finance, corporate and business, construction, insurance coverage, non-compete and trade secret, oil and gas, and real estate. We represent a diverse range of national and international companies, as well as numerous local and regional companies and individuals.

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Creditors’ Rights

The Creditors’ Rights Practice Group at Markus Williams & Young has extensive experience in the creditors’ rights area and has earned a national reputation. We represent financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, and equipment lessors in all aspects of debt restructurings, liquidations, workouts, bankruptcy planning, negotiation, and litigation in federal and state proceedings throughout Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.

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Distressed Investments

Markus Williams & Young’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Practice Group includes experienced lawyers focused exclusively on helping clients with all aspects of the acquisition of distressed investments.

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Factoring

The Factoring Practice Group at Markus Williams & Young works closely with its clients to structure, negotiate, and document flexible factoring arrangements that meet the needs of the specific transaction. With an integrated team of transactional and workout attorneys, we are able to craft documents that work for the factor and its customer while protecting the factor should the transaction go into workout or bankruptcy.

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Fiduciary Litigation

Markus Williams & Young’s Fiduciary Litigation Practice Group regularly represents banks, corporations, trustees, creditors, banks, corporate officers and directors, entities that hold a fiduciary position, and the beneficiaries of a fiduciary relationship, by investigating, protecting against, and pursuing or defending fiduciary litigation claims in the bankruptcy and insolvency setting.

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Foreclosure

The Foreclosure team at Markus Williams & Young provides a full-spectrum range of services relating to public trustee and judicial foreclosures.

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Lender Liability

The attorneys of the Lender Liability Practice Group at Markus Williams & Young have decades of experience defending banks, savings and loan associations, credit unions, agricultural credit services institutions, private lenders, hedge funds, and other financial institutions in lender liability litigation.

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Oil and Gas Lending and Workout

Markus Williams & Young’s Oil & Gas Lending and Workout team consists of a cross-section of highly skilled lending attorneys with experience not only with oil & gas production, oil and gas services lending and workouts, but also with representing lenders on commercial, asset-based, and real estate loans. As a result, our Oil & Gas Lending and Workout team has a deep understanding of many issues critical to exploration and production lending such as addressing complex multi-state real estate issues, understanding reserves and their interplay with the borrowing base, and documenting transactions to successfully work with specialized hedging documentation. Because our team consists of both transactional attorneys and workout and bankruptcy attorneys, we are able to craft agreements that are flexible and meet the business needs of the lender and the borrower while also protecting the lender should the transaction end in a workout or liquidation.

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Real Estate Lending

The Real Estate Lending legal team at Markus Williams & Young represents national and international lenders in commercial real estate finance-related litigation.

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